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Kwara State Governor Abdulraham Abdulrazaq

Kwara communities beg governor to repair damaged culvert

Residents of five communities in Pakata area of Ilorin West Local Government area of Kwara State have appealed to Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq to come to their aid and reconstruct the damaged culvert in the area.
Peoples Redemption Party PRP

PRP: Why we inherited NEPU’s struggles for emancipation of downtrodden

As it marks the 70th founding anniversary of the defunct Northern Elements Progressive Union (NEPU), the Peoples Redemption Party (PRP), has described itself as the direct heir of NEPU and its legendary struggle for the emancipation of Nigeria’s downtrodden, exploited and oppressed working masses.
Elder statesman Tanko Yakasai

Tanko Yakasai: How NEPU freed the North, fought British colonialism

Elder statesman and Second Republic politician, Alhaji Tanko Yakasai, has offered fresh insight into the struggle for the independence of Northern Nigeria from British colonialism and the tyranny of indigenous traditional institutions in the region.

Court issues bench warrant for arrest of Kano council boss over ‘diversion of palliatives’

A Magistrate Court sitting in Kano State has on Wednesday issued a bench warrant for the arrest of the Kumbotso Local government chairman, Kabiru Panshekara over alleged diversion of palliative items meant for the downtrodden to cushion the effect of the lockdown order occasioned by the novel coronavirus.
Akwa Ibom State Governor, Udom Emmanuel, says the idea of random testing for COVID-19 in the state is a waste of government resources.

Governor Emmanuel: I have not anointed anyone as my successor

Akwa Ibom State Governor Udom Emmanuel has again reiterated the fact that it is too early to discuss the issue of succession maintaining that he is committed to working hard to uplift the living standards of the downtrodden and not the next election.
The first 14-day lockdown was instituted by Governor Udom Emmanuel to commence on April 3rd and expired on 5 pm of Thursday, April 16th just before the state chief judge, Justice Godwin Abraham, announced the extension of the lockdown by another 14 days as well as inaugurating a special court for the trial of offenders of Quarantine and Restriction of Movement Regulations, 2020.

Akwa Ibom pardons 68 prison inmates

The Akwa Ibom State Governor, Mr Udom Emmanuel, on Wednesday, granted amnesty to 68 inmates of the Nigerian Correctional Service, Akwa Ibom State Command.
Action Against Hunger

Group tasks SBCC on malnutrition eradication in Jigawa

The Jigawa office of Action Against Hunger, a non-governmental organization has organized a one-week training for nutrition champions comprised of WDC, CSO, religious and community leaders, and the media.
Akwa Ibom State Governor, Mr Udom Emmanuel has described his victory at the governorship election tribunal as a reaffirmation of the people’s mandate, saying that his administration will focus on the improvement of social services like education, healthcare, infrastructure, empowerment of the youths, women and the downtrodden.

Tribunal victory reaffirmation of people’s mandate – Akwa Ibom governor

Akwa Ibom State Governor, Mr Udom Emmanuel has described his victory at the governorship election tribunal as a reaffirmation of the people’s mandate, saying that his administration will focus on the improvement of social services like education, healthcare, infrastructure, empowerment of the youths, women and the downtrodden.
Dipo Olorunrinu

Dipo Olorunrinu: I’m going back to my profession after my tenure

Mr Dipo Olorunrinu, the lawmaker in the Lagos State House of Assembly, who defected from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) on Monday, says he will resume his profession after his tenure in June.
Governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki

Governor Obaseki urges selfless service, sacrifice

Edo State Governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki, has enjoined Edo residents and Christians across the country to emulate Jesus Christ’s example of selfless sacrifice as espoused in commemoration of Good Friday.

Samuel Ortom: My story as motor park tout should inspire all less-privileged

Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State has said his life story as a motor park tout (agbero), taxi and truck driver should be a source of inspiration to all less-privileged and downtrodden persons across the world to aspire to greatness and became positive influence on their societies.
Acting Finance Minister of Finance Zainab Ahmed

Zainab Ahmed: Kaduna gets N13 billion SIP fund

Counting on the gains of Federal Government’s National Social Investment Programme (NSIP), Minister of Finance, Mrs. Zainab Shamsuna Ahmed, on Sunday, disclosed that Kaduna State has benefited over ₦13.5 billion from the scheme since its inception.
Ademola Adeleke

Senator Adeleke: Nothing‘ll stop my victory during Saturday’s election

The flag bearer of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), in the forthcoming Saturday’s governorship poll in Osun, Senator Ademola Adeleke, on Sunday declared that no amount of intimidation or any oppressive act can stop his electoral victory during the exercise.
National Chairman, APC, Adams Oshiomhole

APC: Woo aggrieved members back to party – Comrade Oshiomhole tells Bauchi governor

The National Chairman of All Progressives Congress, Adams Oshiomhole, has called on Governor Muhammed Abubakar of Bauchi State to woo all aggrieved members of the party back to the party.

Bauchi: Ex-CPC national auditor Bala Jibril runs for governor

A former National Auditor of the defunct Congress for Progressive Change (CPC) party, Captain Bala Jibril (retd), has declared his intention to contest the Bauchi State governorship in the 2019 General Elections.

2019: Professor Soyinka, Femi Falana others call for vigilance

Nobel Laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka, on Sunday called on Nigerians to be careful about the people they intend to trust their votes with in the 2019 general elections.

Speaker Dogara mourns Senator Wakili, says I lost a brother, confidant

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Yakubu Dogara has described as devastating and heartbreaking, the news of the death of Senator Ali Wakili.

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#EndSARS: My heart goes out to all victims of Lekki shootings – VP Osinbajo

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Augustine Eguavoen appointed as technical direction of the Nigeria Football Federation

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has approved the appointment of ex-Super Eagles Captain and coach Augustine Eguavoen as the Technical Director of the NFF.
In continuation of its renewed efforts to provide more critical infrastructure in the state, the administration of Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State has approved the execution of development projects worth over N2.5 billion.

#EndSARS: Enugu government imposes curfew in three local councils

Following the escalation of the #EndSARS protests in Enugu, the Governor, Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, has imposed 24-hour curfew in Enugu metropolis, made up of three local government councils.

Hoodlums vandalise FRSC Lagos office – official

Some hoodlums on Wednesday stormed the Lagos Command of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in Ojodu where they vandalised and set ablaze several patrol vehicles.